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Digital Herbaria

Boerhavia diffusa

Boerhavia diffusa L.

Red Spiderling

Nyctaginaceae (Four O'clock Family)

USDA Symbol: BODI3
USDA Native Status: L48 (N), PR (N), VI (N)

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Specimen & Label Data

Boerhaavia duffusa

Scarlet Spiderling


Location: Along corral fence, SE of walking path behind Thornhurst Street houses, Oakwell Farms.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: Sunny, dry alluvial soil.

Description: Perennial herb from stout, woody root. Stems-many, ascending, to 10 dm long. Leaves opposite, sub-orbicular to oval, to 28 mm long x 15 mm.

County: Bexar
Collector: Harry Cliffe
Collection Date: Oct 12, 1994
Specimen number: 707

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 1120
Accession Date: Feb 28, 1998
Accession Number: 104

Annotations: SXFRB (In fruit) [=B. coccinea]

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